RIBOSOMAL P PROTEIN IgG AUTOANTIBODIES

Test Documentation
Specimen Required
Draw blood in a SST. Centrifuge, separate and send 1.0 mL serum (0.5 mL minimum) refrigerated in a screw-capped plastic vial.

Alternate Specimen
Serum: Red-top

Rejection Criteria
Gross hemolysis, gross lipemia, gross icterus

Methodology
Enzyme Immunoassay/Latex Immunoassay

Stability
Room Temperature: 4 days; Refrigerated: 7 days; Frozen: 30 days

Reference Range
<1.0 Index

Performed
Tuesday-Sunday

Turnaround Time3-5 days
Test CodeRPPAB
CPT-4 Code (s)
83516
LOINC Codes
13636-6

Warde
Medical
Laboratory